Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Optimized coffee bars an opportunity for retailers

Brought to you by WhiteWave Away From Home. Coffee, dear to so many early-morning hearts, continues to be an area of opportunity and innovation for convenience stores, with new flavors and specialized options making waves on menus. According to Technomic, specialty-coffee mentions have increased 26...

Retailer panel discusses logistics, range of solutions

LAVAL, Quebec -- You can expect Couche-Tard to expand its fresh-prepared-food program through what it's calling “foodvenience,” a platform that will stretch across North America. Outlining a 24-month development plan, Alimentation Couche-Tard —parent to c-store brands such as Circle K, Statoil,...

In-home and away-from-home occasions forecast to grow by 5% over next few years
A new pizza solution for retailers with small spaces
Industry leader plans to raise wages—and prices—this fall

'Tis the season for FCBs and FUBs; here's how to get the most out of the category

From setting the menu to embracing technology, here are 5 foodservice ideas to help you think like restaurant experts

Industry leader taps associates for limited-time hoagies
On brand building, authenticity, sexing up your foodservice offer and more